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3 11, 2006

Presence

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Presence is an intimate look at the development of a new theory about change and learning. In wide-ranging conversations held over a year and a half, organizational learning pioneers Peter Senge, C. Otto Scharmer, Joseph Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers explored the nature of transformational change — how it arises, and the fresh possibilities it offers a world dangerously out of balance.

29 04, 2006

Organizational culture and leadership

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by Edgar H. Schein. Whether they intend to or not, leaders play a crucial role in creating and manifesting an organizational culture's capability of achieving its mission and goals. Drawing on a wide range of contemporary business realities, Schein defines culture and demonstrates the impact leaders have in forming culture in their own organizations.

28 04, 2006

Jonathan Haidt: The Happiness Hypothesis

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by Jonathan Haidt. This is a book about ten great ideas. Each chapter is an attempt to savor one idea that has been discovered by several of the world's civilizations — to question it in light of what we now know from scientific research, and to extract from it the lessons that still apply to our modern lives... It is a book about how to construct a life of virtue, happiness, fulfillment, and meaning.

12 02, 2005

Soar with your strengths

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by Donald O. Clifton and Paula Nelson. Clifton and the folks at the Gallup Organization developed this theory: Focus on strengths and manage the weaknesses. Find out what you do well and do more of it. And find out what you don’t do well and stop doing it.

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